Apocalypse: WWI

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 8.8  (3,039)

Apocalypse: World War I is a gripping six-part documentary created by Isabelle Clarke and Daniel Costelle and narrated by Mathieu Kassovitz. It provides an in-depth account of World War I, from its origins to its aftermath. It uses rare archive footage, previously unseen colorized footage, and a compelling soundtrack to recreate the war with cinematic intensity.

The series begins with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the spark that ignited the war. It then delves into the alliances, strategies, and battle plans that shaped the conflict. Through reels of original footage, the series captures the front lines, trenches, and battlefields where soldiers fought and died in unimaginable conditions. Kassovitz's narration captures the essence of the war, from the perspective of those on the ground, and those in power.

The series examines the key battles that took place during the war, including the Battle of the Marne, the Battle of Tannenberg, the Gallipoli Campaign, and the Battle of Verdun. The tactics and strategies used by both the Allied and Central Powers are analyzed, with expert military insights into the challenges each side faced. The series also explores the impact of new technologies in warfare, such as tanks, planes, and machine guns.

What sets Apocalypse: World War I apart from other documentaries on the subject is the use of rare and colorized footage. The series brings the war to life in ways that black and white footage can't, showing the world as it was seen by those who were fighting in it. It captures the horror and brutality of the war, as well as the camaraderie and resilience of the soldiers.

The series also covers the impact of the war on the home front, with footage showing the daily lives of civilians and the challenges they faced. It examines the role of women in the war effort, both at home and on the front lines. The series provides a comprehensive account of the war, covering all aspects, from strategy and battle tactics to the human cost of conflict.

The series ends with the aftermath of the war, including the Treaty of Versailles and the redrawing of the map of Europe. It also looks at the legacy of the war, including the rise of totalitarian regimes and the start of World War II. The series provides insights into the lessons that can be learned from the war, and how it has shaped the world we live in today.

Apocalypse: World War I is a masterful piece of documentary filmmaking that captures the essence of one of the most significant conflicts in human history. It provides a comprehensive and engaging account of the war, using rare footage and expert analysis to bring the events to life. The narration by Mathieu Kassovitz adds a human element to the series, making it an emotional and thought-provoking viewing experience. It is a must-watch for anyone interested in World War I or the human experience of war.

Apocalypse: WWI is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on July 28, 2014.

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WWI: Part 2
7. WWI: Part 2
July 23, 2016
The possibility ending the war in Verdun is an illusion. Ever since P┬ętain imposed his flawless logistics, the Germans are struggling to advance. The French concentrate all their efforts, including behind the lines, to prevent an invasion.
WWI: Part 1
6. WWI: Part 1
July 16, 2016
Late 1915. British and French chiefs of staff hope to put an end to the bloodshed through an offensive planned in the Somme for the following summer. But on February 21, 1916, the Germans take them by surprise, setting off a storm of steel over Verdun.
5. Deliverance
August 25, 2014
1944: the Soviets continue on the path to towards liberation. On the road to Berlin, they discover the horror of Hitler's extermination camps. Fifteen years earlier, Stalin transformed his country using every means at his disposal.
4. Rage
August 18, 2014
1942. After blocking the Germans right outside of Moscow, Stalin now faces Hitler's second assault. The world's fate will be decided in Stalingrad. Like in Leningrad, men, women and children, plunged into hell, are sacrificed.
3. Hell
August 11, 2014
The battlefield becomes a slaughterhouse, 16 months into the fight, as five million men are already dead.
2. Fear
August 4, 2014
The war was planned to be glorious and short. But as Germany marches to Paris fear spreads. Men are killed on an unprecedented scale, while the generals refuse to change their tactics. The war continues to go on even with an entire generation possibly being lost
Fury (Pilot)
1. Fury (Pilot)
July 28, 2014
Kings rule over the people of Europe in the year 1914. They guide their nations to war with ultimate power. But war threatens to wipe empires off the face of the earth with a new era. Which is the beginning of the Apocalypse.
Where to Watch Apocalypse: WWI
Apocalypse: WWI is available for streaming on the AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Apocalypse: WWI on demand at Amazon Prime, Vudu, FuboTV and Google Play.
  • Premiere Date
    July 28, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (3,039)